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Always Hope Bracelet

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Always Hope Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

I was inspired to make this bracelet after reading a love story. I chose the message beads and the color purple to represent the hope and peace that is woven throughout the story.

Step one: Use a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube to attach a 10-inch piece of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to a sterling silver open jump ring. Trim the excess wire. For help with crimp tubes visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Cover the crimp with a crimp cover. For help using crimp covers visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Connect the jump ring to the loop end of the silver-plated pewter spiral toggle clasp.

Step two: Thread a Swarovski 6mm purple velvet helix and a 4mm round stardust bead. Repeat three times. Add another helix, an antique rhodium hope message bead, a Swarovski 8mm purple velvet faceted round, a pearly purple silver-lined lampwork roundelle and a 12mm crystal faceted round. Reverse the pattern to complete the strand.

Step three: Use a crimp tube to crimp the remaining jewelry wire to a jump ring. Trim the excess wire. Use a crimp cover to cover the crimp tube. Connect the jump ring to the bar end of the toggle clasp.
Approximate size: 7-inches
Estimated time:½ hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
8x14mm pearly purple silver-lined lampwork roundelle (LMP-0082, qty 2)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 12mm faceted round crystal beads (5000-CRYS12, qty 1)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 8mm faceted round purple velvet (5000-PURV8, qty 2)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5020 6mm helix purple velvet (5020-PURV6, qty 10)
4mm round stardust bead with 1.5mm hole (SS-RND4-SD, qty 8)
Silver-plated pewter spiral toggle (PS-TOG001, qty 1)
Antique rhodium hope message bead (RBA-5639, qty 2)
Sterling silver crimp cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 2)
Sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (1.0 x 5.8mm) (SS-OJR40-A, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5000 12mm Faceted Round Crystal
Code: 5000-CRYS12
Diameter 12mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
$1.19 $0.89$1.09 $0.81$0.99 $0.74
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Purple Velvet
Code: 5000-PURV8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
$0.73 $0.54$0.68 $0.51$0.64 $0.48
4mm Sterling Silver Round Stardust Bead with 1.5mm Hole
Code: SS-RND4-SD
Length 4mm 
$0.67 $0.54$0.63 $0.51$0.59 $0.47
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Spiral Toggle Clasp
Code: PS-TOG001
Loop 18.5x16mm, Bar 24mm 
$2.58 $1.96$2.43 $1.84$2.29 $1.74
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Hope Message Bead
Code: RBA-5639
Length 11mm, Width 6mm 
$0.99 $0.84$0.93 $0.79$0.87 $0.73
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 
$0.26 $0.22$0.24 $0.20$0.22 $0.18
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
$0.16 $0.14$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .230 inches (1.0 x 5.8mm)
Code: SS-OJR40-A
0.040 x .230 inches (1.0 x 5.8mm) 
$0.53 $0.36$0.49 $0.33$0.46 $0.31

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.50
Price: $8.63
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99

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